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In December 1968.

In December 1968, “Elektra” label released “The Circle Game”, the sixth Tom Rush album. It was recorded in 1968, and was produced by Arthur Gorson.

Personnel:

  • Tom Rush– guitar, vocals
  • Hugh McCracken, Don Thomas, Eric Gale – electric guitar
  • Jonathan Raskin – acoustic guitar, bass
  • Bruce Langhorne– acoustic guitar
  • Joe Grimm – saxophone
  • Joe Mack, Bob Bushnell– bass
  • Paul Harris– keyboards
  • Buddy Lucas– saxophone
  • Herb Lovelle, Bernard Purdie, Richie Ritz – drums
  • Paul Harris– arrangements
  • Bruce Botnick, Brooks Arthur – engineer
  • Jac Holzman– production supervisor
  • Zal Schreiber – mastering
  • Linda Eastman (McCartney) – photography
  • William S. Harvey – cover design

Track listing:

  1. Tin Angel – Joni Mitchell
  2. Something in the Way She Moves – James Taylor
  3. Urge for Going – Joni Mitchell
  4. Sunshine, Sunshine – James Taylor
  5. The Glory of Love – Billy Hill
  6. Shadow Dream Song – Jackson Browne
  7. The Circle Game – Joni Mitchell
  8. So Long – Charlie Rich
  9. Rockport Sunday – Tom Rush
  10. No Regrets – Tom Rush
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In March 1970.

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In March 1970, “Reprise” label released “Ladies of the Canyon”, the third Joni Mitchell studio album. It was recorded 1969 – 1970, at “A&M Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Joni Mitchell.The album title was reference to Laurel Canyon, a centre of popular music culture in Los Angeles during the 1960s.

Personnel:

  • Joni Mitchell– guitar, piano, vocals, cover illustration
  • Teresa Adams – cello
  • Paul Horn– clarinet, flute
  • Jim Horn– baritone saxophone
  • Milt Holland– percussion
  • The Saskatunes – bop vocals
  • The Lookout Mountain United Downstairs Choir – chorus
  • Don Bagley– cello arrangement
  • Henry Lewy- engineer, production advice

Track listing:

All tracks by Joni Mitchell.

  1. Morning Morgantown
  2. For Free
  3. Conversation
  4. Ladies of the Canyon
  5. Willy
  6. The Arrangement
  7. Rainy Night House
  8. The Priest
  9. Blue Boy
  10. Big yellow Taxi
  11. Woodstock
  12. The Circle Game